Friday, June 5, 2020

Brevard County companies compete for engineers

It's good time to be an engineer in Brevard County. Harris Corp. is looking to hire at least 300 workers at its Technology Center in Palm Bay. In Melbourne, Northrop Grumman is quickly ramping...

Amid regulatory shadow, FanDuel doubles Orlando workforce

The  fantasy sports website FanDuel has gone all-in on Orlando. Ever since it took on about 40 employees of a shuttered Zynga office in May, the New York-based company has nearly doubled...

Carnival Cruise Lines wearable device had help from Orlando tech

If you have a Carnival cruise planned for late this year, be prepared for a new wearable device that can automatically open your cabin door, pay for merchandise or get food...

FIRST LOOK: Magic Leap’s technology is a hive-mind that knows how you’re feeling today

A hive-mind computer system that's able to analyze and react to nearly everything in the real world, and uses the information to alter humans' perception of reality. A futuristic technology that...

CEOs: Local technology scene can be a national player

This week’s question: Miami Dade College recently launched a new center for animation and video game design. What do you think South Florida’s business and political leaders must accomplish for the local...

Proposed $50M Florida law aims to help fund local small tech firms

Small tech firms in Florida may have another funding option if a proposed bill is passed by state lawmakers during the 2016 legislative session. Senate Bill 398/House Bill 753, sponsored by Sen. Darren...

NEW STUDY UNVEILS ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF INSTITUTE FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF PUBLIC RESEARCH

The Institute for Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led by nationally recognized business economist...

IncubatorEDU: Fostering Collier’s Best and Brightest Entrepreneurs

Competing against 460 students with 101 different ideas, two organizations emerged victorious following the one-year program. IncubatorEDU is a pilot program which just completed its second year. The program was available in...

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame 2016 inductees include 2 from C. Fla.

Jacqueline Quinn, an environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, and the University of Central Florida's M.J. Soileau are among the seven inventors announced March 15 as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of...

Tech firm Augment lands $3M VC deal, creating jobs in Orlando

A Paris-based augmented reality company is in growth mode, thanks to a multimillion-dollar venture capital deal, and many of the jobs are being created in Orlando. Augment, which created a mobile application...
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